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UAW formally recognized at VW plant in Tennessee

The United Auto Workers union at a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn. has been verified as a top-tier labor group there, the Associated Press reports. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Q&A: Detroit’s Dej Loaf goes from Chrysler plant janitor to rap creator on rise

DETROIT, MI — Just two months ago, Detroit native Dej Loaf was a janitor at a Chrysler plant in the suburbs. She often tackled dirty bathrooms, assembly line floors and overflowing trash cans. Now she’s slaying tracks as one of the rap game’s rising stars. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Famous Berlin club owner sees potential in Detroit plant

Famous Berlin club owner sees potential in Detroit plant The owner of a famous Berlin techno music club who wants to open another one in Detroit got his first thorough tour this week of the proposed location — an abandoned auto body factory. It wasn't your typical look-see by a big-name international visitor. Full News […]

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Berlin techno mogul to talk plans for Detroit’s abandoned Fisher Body 21 plant

Dimitri Hegemann, the founder of well-known Berlin techno club and label Tresor, is set to speak Saturday in Detroit on his plans for the abandoned and partially burned Fisher Body 21 plant. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Mystery: Hundreds of new Ford F-150s parked on site of former American Axle Plant in Hamtramck

Hundreds of brand-new, sticker-in-the-window Ford F-150 pickups have amassed in a gated lot where the former American Axle Plant once stood split by the Hamtramck-Detroit border. Full News here – Detroit News

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Volunteers plant 120 cherry trees on Belle Isle

Associated Press – Volunteers have planted 120 flowering cherry trees on Belle Isle in Detroit with support from a $ 150,000 federal grant. The Greening of Detroit says it coordinated 150 volunteers to work on the project Friday at the park’s Scott Memorial Fountain. The nonprofit group and the Belle Isle Conservancy worked with the […]

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New VW policy at Tennessee plant sets guidelines for labor groups

A policy established by Volkswagen at its plant in Chattanooga, Tenn. sets guidelines for how labor groups are to be represented at the plant, but appears to stop short of recognizing a United Auto Workers union there – for now. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Developing Detroit: Packard Plant owner talks drones and senior housing; M-1 Rail names streetcar builder

A look at business and development news from around Metro Detroit Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Drones and senior housing? Detroit’s Packard Plant owner tells east side community his plans for decrepit site

An American flag sticking out of his breast pocket, the owner of the largest piece of blight in a city awash in urban ruin told an east side Detroit crowd that everything from drones to senior housing could be in the works for the former Packard Automotive Plant. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Packard Plant owner at Detroit community meeting: Redevelopment plans are moving forward

Fernando Palazuelo, the Spaniard who bought the largest piece of blight in Detroit last year, told a crowd of about 150 east side Detroit community members and others that his development plans continue to move forward. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Yankee Air Museum takes ownership of historic Willow Run plant for its new home

Yankee Air Museum takes ownership of historic Willow Run plant for its new home

Associated Press – Rosie the Riveter’s old plant in Michigan has officially avoided the wrecking ball. Yankee Air Museum board Chairman Ray Hunter signed papers Thursday making the aviation museum the owner of a 144,000-square-foot slice of the former Willow Run Bomber Plant, where Rose Will Monroe and other workers built B-24 Liberator bombers during World War II. […]

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Willow Run plant to officially become new home of Yankee Air Museum today

Willow Run plant to officially become new home of Yankee Air Museum today

Associated Press – All that’s needed now to save Rosie the Riveter’s old plant in Michigan is a signature or two. Yankee Air Museum Chairman Ray Hunter is to sign papers today making the aviation museum the official owner of a 144,000-square-foot slice of the former Willow Run Bomber Plant, where Rose Will Monroe and […]

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New owner and big changes coming to Detroit’s Packard Plant – Detroit Video

New owner and big changes coming to Detroit’s Packard Plant. Video Rating: 5 / 5

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Detroit firefighter falls two stories battling fire at the old Fisher Body Plant

A Detroit firefighter fell two stories from a ladder bucket Wednesday morning battling a fire at the old Fisher Body Plant. Full News here – Detroit News

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Demo work has begun on Detroit’s abandoned Packard Plant

As promised, last week heavy construction equipment began tearing off loose concrete pieces of the massive, abandoned Packard Plant on Detroit’s east side. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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